New book coming soon! I have much to tell you about maintaining high performance on the trail through dietary choices... recipes included! Here is an excerpt from it.
Fish Tank talks about his Pacific Crest Trail hike; his wife talks about how to make this work with a family; he reveals a never-told story, and announces his next adventure.
My final trek in Sangre de Cristo Mountains this summer was the Macey Lakes trail. One more alpine experience for the year was not disappointing.
Hiking to Music Pass and Sand Creek Lakes in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains is one spectacular day hike! I enjoyed this one with my oldest daughter on a beautiful summer day.
The Venable-Comanche Loop hike reminded me of the dangers that can befall those who venture into these remote places… and the rewarding backcountry beauty.
Enjoy alpine lakes below very aggressively rising rock faces, setting up dramatic and contrasting lines between the flat calming effect of the water and the sharply upward ascending summits of sentinel-like peaks.
I grew up just a few miles from the shores of Lake Superior. It’s where I come to love snowshoeing, a mega calorie blasting winter activity. Super healthy and great fun!
Hiking the history of Michigan's Upper Peninsula in the Keweenaw. Get a glimpse of the past while hiking in the present along an old rail grade and through the once mighty forests.
Before there was Barr’s Trail, the Cog Railway, or the highway up to Pikes Peak there was a different trail, the Historic Trail. This trail went from Colorado Springs to Jones Park and Lake Moraine, up to Windy Point, and on to Pikes Peak.
Zebulon Pike at 27 years old became one of America's most celebrated explorers. Pikes Peak took his name, but it is on Mount Rosa where he made history.
The contrast between rugged granite peaks patched with snow, alpine tundra saturated with wild flowers, and the purity of aqua blue lakes all bundled together in one eye soaking moment is indescribable.